Wednesday morning buffet

For obvious reasons, today’s buffet has a distinctly spring practice flavor.

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45 responses to “Wednesday morning buffet

  1. 3rdandGrantham

    “Going from eight losses to eight wins in one season within the SEC is a tall task. Then again, how many of you thought two weeks ago that Loyola-Chicago would reach the Final Four?”

    Umm, nobody. Because only three 11 seeds had ever made the final four in history, or less than 3% of all 11 seeds ever since way back in ’85. So that writer is saying that lightning very well may strike twice…just because.

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  2. Just Chuck (The Other One)

    And the answer is: Loyola-Chicago actually has some talent at all their positions and they already know how to play as a team. So, No, Tennessee is not going 8-4.

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    • 3rdandGrantham

      The analogy is a really dumb one regardless; hell we are aren’t even talking about the same sport. Not to mention that Loyola has been very successful going into the tournament, winning something like 19 of their last 20 games with a solid overall track record. It’s akin to saying that since the Houston Rockets are the NBA’s hottest team at 23-2 in the last 25 games, the Cleveland Browns have hope to go 8-8 next year in the NFL as a result.

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    • Otto

      The Vols go to Auburn, and play Bama for their West games. That is 2 losses, and they open with West Virginia for another loss. UGA beats them for a 4th loss. I don’t see them beating Florida and USCe, maybe 1 of the 2 but not both. 7-5 is the best Knoxville can reasonably hope for. It is a successful season in Knoxville if they go to a bowl.

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      • 3rdandGrantham

        Correct. They have an absolutely brutal 5 game stretch with AU, Bama, us, UF, and SCU. They will be lucky to go 1-4 during that stretch alone.

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  3. truck

    A steady increase in the price, coupled with the steady decrease in the size of the pieces, has made me switch from Popeye’s to Bojangles. Oh how it pained me to type that, but it’s true. Plus, the non-breaded spicy wings at Publix are teh awesome.

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    • Sides

      Bojangles > Popeyes. Its not even close.

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      • Got Cowdog

        Step easy here, Sides, it’s dangerous ground………

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        • Sides

          I am biased living in NC. A Cajun Filet Biscuit is the only way to start gameday.

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          • Got Cowdog

            Peer pressure is a bitch. I was compelled by the mere mention of fried chicken to get a fried chicken sub from Publix, with spicy mustard and Jalapenos. Cholesterol be damned! I’ll have a diet coke with that please! 🙂

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            • Uglydawg

              l didn’t even know you could do that at Publix. I’ll sure try it.

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            • ChiliDawg

              It’s been almost 5 years since lived in a Publix state – thanks for making me think of those sammiches again. Now I don’t even have In-N-Out to lord over your heads anymore.

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          • Otto

            A trip to a game starts with a Chick-fil-a biscuit and lunch ideally is BBQ.

            Growing up with Southern Grandmothers and Great Aunts the fried chicken chains just don’t hold up.

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            • PTC DAWG

              IF you like a gummy biscuit, ChickFilA is your huckleberry

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              • Uglydawg

                Yeah..kind of gummy and sweet too. Never put sugar in biscuit dough.
                But the breakfast burrito is great.
                And this may be sacrilege, but QT has some good food, you’ve gotta buy gas anyway, and it’s inexpensive.

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              • Otto

                The biscuit is on par with the other chain which is meh but the chicken isn’t over breaded greasy crap. trying to pretend to be an old recipe.

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                • PTC DAWG

                  I’m a big chickfila guy…that said, they lost when they got rid of the chickfila platter with the biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs etc….I guess the Dwarf House in Hapeville will have to suffice.

                  Hardees is hard to beat for a fast food biscuit…although I find myself becoming more of an english muffin or bagel man.

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                • Macallanlover

                  Pork chop and gravy biscuit at Hardees is a great way to start any day.

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        • Sides

          Louisiana native Jake Delhomme agrees:

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        • Nah man….game day means Bo time at the tailgate.

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    • Uglydawg

      Sad but true, truck. The portions at Popeye’s are minuscule and pricey. They seem to be searching for the point of diminishing returns with their value. I think they’ve found it.

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      • Trbodawg

        I”m in NorCal, so I don’t know if y’all see the same comercials there that we see out here, but. Popeye’s is advertising “Slow Cooked” Fried Chicken – WTH is that???

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  4. Russ

    10RC might win 7 games, max, if they play some crappy team in the Music City Bowl. But that’s a stretch. I see 6 wins as their limit, which is still an improvement.

    And while I do like Popeye’s, it’s hard to argue with Chick-fil-a nuggets. And boilt p-nuts (spelling, people!) sound delicious. I never see them anywhere else.

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  5. Jack Klompus

    There was a picture of Rochester posted on 24/7, I thought it might have been one of those weird angle pics that can make one look slimmer, until I read this…lawdy.

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  6. I definitely think Tenn gets to at least 6 wins, if Pruitt is worth his salt at all. Muschamp coached a group to 6 wins his first year and that was after Spurrier had put pretty much no effort into recruiting the prior few years. All 5-Star heart jokes aside, Butch’s classes have all been at least solid, so Pruitt should have some talent to work with, at least more than Boom did his first year.

    But 9 wins? Yeah, that’s some serious happy talk right there.

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    • Uglydawg

      No analysis was given in the article to support the prediction. They will beat such and such a team just because. Booch lost three times to Vandy, but CJP will never lose to Vandy. Tennessee will beat Florida just because. They will beat W. Virginia because it’s driving distance for the orange hoard. They will win 8 or 9 games because Loyola has a good basketball team. Sheesh.

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  7. Spike

    In RE: UT.. who gives a shit what they do or say.. as long as we beat them like a rented mule.

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  8. FarmerDawg

    Good things seem to happen at an above average rate with a fullback on the field, that’s not to say we must have a “true” fullback. The I and offset still appear to be viable plays that not many teams can run anymore. The two man power backfield against spread defenses is lethal.

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    • Russ

      If we can use more of those TEs we’re collecting, then all the better in my book. Maybe we could even toss them the ball on rare occasion.

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      • Otto

        If the TEs can play FB as well, it gives multiplicity out of personnel packages. We can have the same guys on the field and run anything from maybe a tradition I to Shotgun.

        Leach was correct in that a TE can be fun weapon, I just hope the staff can get them involved.

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    • W Cobb Dawg

      I thought Luke Ford’s brother was going to walk on as a FB. I’ll be truly surprised if we don’t have ‘somebody’ walk on at the position. Seems like having a walk on FB is a no-lose situation to me.

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  9. W Cobb Dawg

    To summarize the Andrew Thomas piece – all is well on the OL. If Thomas can keep Walker and Ledbetter off the QB in practice, the regular season should be a piece of cake.

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  10. Cousin Eddie

    keep drinking that orange antifreeze laced kool-aide. I hope they don’t win 8 games in three years.

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  11. Cojones

    Like you, Senator, I’ve placed an oatmeal-raisin cookie in my shirt pocket before games. It’s all good when you gobble it down during the first qtr and it has a chance to get into your system by the last of 3rd qtr.

    Wanna share recipes or should I bring you an extra special one for G-Day?

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  12. Ozam

    Popeyes on Prince was our go-to pregame meal 35+ years ago! If you hit the head before game time a win was assured (it didn’t hurt that 34 was in the backfield)

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  13. CB

    Is it just me or did anyone else notice that Zo Carter wasn’t very good in coverage when he played the star?

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  14. who the hell is Karl Scott

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